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Quader for united efforts to control dengue

  • Published at 06:52 pm August 2nd, 2019
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Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader inaugurates a procession in front of the Awami League’s central office at Bangabandhu Avenue marking cleanliness campaign to control dengue outbreak on Friday, August 02, 2019 Focus Bangla

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is also worried about the country’s dengue situation, he says

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has called upon all to work together to control the dengue outbreak.

“The dengue situation is bad in Bangladesh. We are worried about dengue. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is also worried about the country’s dengue situation,” he said on Friday.

Inaugurating a procession in front of the Awami League’s central office at Bangabandhu Avenue marking cleanliness campaign to control dengue outbreak, Quader said the government has taken the dengue outbreak as a challenge.

“The dengue situation is not out of control. We have strength to control the situation. It is possible to control it through united efforts of all,” he said.

Quader furthered there is no way to deny that dengue has spread all over the country.

He said the Health Ministry, the Local Government Ministry and the city corporations are working in a coordinated way as per the directive of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to destroy the breeding grounds of Aedes mosquitoes and to control the dengue outbreak.

Along with the government, Quader said, Awami League has also taken action programs to engage people in tackling the dengue situation.

He said concerned divisions of the government are examining the medicine used in killing mosquitoes. Works are going on to use effective medicine to this end, he added.

The minister said there is no dearth in medicare facilities as people are receiving treatment round the clock at hospitals.